Active Optical Cables: A Global Strategic Business Report

Active Optical Cables: A Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Jan 28, 2015, 177 Pages
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GIA-MCP7821

Active Optical Cables Market Report

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Active Optical Cables in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 56 companies including many key and niche players such as -

3M Company
Amphenol Corporation
Apple, Inc.
Avago Technologies
Chromis Fiberoptics, Inc.

More information can be obtained upon the request of TOC & sample pages.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

 I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-3
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study                            I-3


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. OUTLOOK                                                            II-1
      Global AOC Market - A Prelude                                     II-1
      Key Growth Drivers in a Nutshell                                  II-1
      Data Centers to Lead Demand                                       II-2
      Opportunities Beyond Data Centers                                 II-2

  2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW & TRENDS                                         II-4
      Active Optical Cables - An Introduction                           II-4
       Advantages of Active Optical Cables                              II-4
      Applications of AOCs                                              II-4
       List of Major Applications of AOC                                II-5
      Active Optical Cable Market to Surge                              II-5
      AOCs Subvert Copper Cables’ Demand                                II-5
       Comparison between AOC and Copper Cables                         II-6
      Need for Higher Data Speeds: A Key Growth Driver                  II-6
      AOC Market Largely Driven by InfiniBand Protocol                  II-6
      Growing Prominence of AOCs in Non-Data Center Applications        II-6
       Demand from Digital Signage to Surge                             II-7
       AOC Market Moving Towards HDMI and Consumer Electronics Segments II-7
      100 Gbps AOCs and Beyond - Gaining Ground                         II-7
      QSFP or CXP - Where Do the Opportunities Lie                      II-8
      Increasing Demand for Ultrabend Fiber & Cable and AOCs            II-8
      Increasing Prevalence of High-Speed HDMI AOC Models               II-9
      Rise in AOC Market Boosts VCSELs Consumption                      II-9
       Table 1: VCSEL Consumption in AOC Production for Years
       2011-2014E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                  II-9
      Ethernet Protocol Market - High Potential for Growth              II-9
      Telecom Sector Shifts towards High Capacity & Faster Optical
       Networks                                                         II-10
      A Peek into the Explosive Growth of Global IP Traffic             II-10
       Table 2: Worldwide Active Broadband (Fixed & Mobile) Per 100
       People (2013): Breakdown by Geographic Region (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-11

       Table 3: Global Consumer Internet Traffic (2009 - 2014)
       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                             II-12

       Table 4: Worldwide Internet Usage (2013): Percentage Share
       Breakdown of Users by Region (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-12

       Table 5: Global Penetration of Broadband Services by
       Geographic Region (2013): Fixed and Mobile Broadband
       Subscriptions as % of Regional Population (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-13
      Rising Significance of Mobile Devices in Internet Traffic - A
       Growing Opportunity                                              II-13
       Table 6: Worldwide Smartphone Penetration Rate by Geographic
       Region (2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               II-14

       Table 7: Global Market for Smartphones (2013E & 2017):
       Breakdown of Sales (in Million Units) by Geographic Region
       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                             II-14
      Key Statistics                                                    II-15
       Table 8: Global AOC Market by Application across HDMI and
       DisplayPort Bus Types (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Units
       for HDMI and DisplayPort (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    II-15

       Table 9: Global AOC Market by Cable Speed across HDMI and
       DisplayPort Bus Types (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Units
       for 20Gbps and 10Gbps (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)       II-15
      Competitive Scenario                                              II-15
       List of Major Optical Cable Suppliers by Protocol                II-16
       Growing Competition from the Chinese Manufacturers               II-16
      Regulatory Arena                                                  II-17
       List of Major Standards for Optical Fiber Cables                 II-17
       List of Major Standards in the Cabling Industry                  II-17
       List of Parameters Tested for Functional Criteria of an
        Active Optical Cable assembly                                   II-18

  3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW                                                   II-19
      Definition                                                        II-19
      AOC Assembly and Functioning                                      II-19
      Origin                                                            II-19
      Advantages of AOC                                                 II-20
      AOC Assemblies:                                                   II-20
       List of Bus Interfaces or Protocols                              II-20

  4. END-USE APPLICATION OVERVIEW                                       II-21
      Digital Signage                                                   II-21
      Data Center                                                       II-21
      PC Interconnect                                                   II-21
      Home Theater                                                      II-22

  5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/LAUNCHES                                     II-23
      A3CUBE Launches RONNIE 2S NIC for High Speed AOC Applications     II-23
      Fujitsu Unveils QSFP28 Active Optical Cable                       II-23
      TE Connectivity Introduces Coolbit Optical Engine System          II-23
      Amphenol Corporation Launches 3M’s AOC Assemblies Online          II-23
      FCI Unveils Mini-SAS HD Active Optical Cables                     II-23
      Molex Launches iPass High-Density AOCs                            II-23
      Fiberstore Launches 120G CXP AOC                                  II-23
      Fujikura Unveils 56Gbps QSFP Active Optical Cable                 II-24
      Hitachi Cable America Launches 100m Optical Active HDMI Assembly  II-24
      Hitachi Cable Introduces New HDMI Cables for Digital Signage      II-24
      Chromis Fiberoptics Introduces Low Cost HDMI Active Optical Cable II-24
      C2G Launches HDMI Solution Based on AOC                           II-24
      Ensphere Launches Thunderbolt AOC                                 II-24
      Sumitomo Electric Rolls Out Samples of Optical Thunderbolt Cable  II-24
      EMCORE Unveils 120 Gbps CXP AOC                                   II-25
      3M Introduces New AOC Assembly Solutions Range                    II-25
      FCI Unveils XLerate High Speed I/O Active Optical Cable Assembly  II-25

  6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                           II-26
      Cypress Semiconductor Enters into Collaboration with EverPro      II-26
      Chromis Fiberoptics, Unive, Silicon Line and Vixar Enter into
       Partnership                                                      II-26
      VIA Collaborates with Various Companies to Launch USB 3.0 AOCs    II-26

  7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS                                            II-27
      3M Company (US)                                                   II-27
      Amphenol Corporation (US)                                         II-27
       Amphenol High Speed Interconnects (US)                           II-28
      Apple, Inc. (US)                                                  II-28
      Avago Technologies (US)                                           II-29
      Chromis Fiberoptics, Inc. (US)                                    II-29
      Emcore Corporation (US)                                           II-29
      FCI SA (France)                                                   II-30
      Fiberon Technologies, Inc. (US)                                   II-30
      Finisar Corporation (US)                                          II-31
      Fujikura Ltd. (Japan)                                             II-32
      Gevista Technology Co. Ltd. (Taiwan)                              II-32
      Gigalight Shenzhen Technology Co. Ltd. (China)                    II-32
      Hitachi Metals, Ltd. (Japan)                                      II-33
      Molex, Inc. (US)                                                  II-33
      Reflex Photonics, Inc. (US)                                       II-34
      Samtec, Inc. (US)                                                 II-34
      Siemon Company (US)                                               II-35
      Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (Japan)                        II-35
       Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations U.S.A., Inc. (US)           II-35
      TE Connectivity Ltd. (Switzerland)                                II-36
      Universal Microelectronics Co. Ltd. (Taiwan)                      II-36

  8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                          II-37
      Table 10: World Current & Future Analysis for Active Optical
      Cables by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed
      with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013
      through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                 II-37

      Table 11: World Recent Past Review for Active Optical Cables
      by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
      and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
      Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2012
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-38

      Table 12: World 11-Year Perspective for Active Optical Cables
      by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
      for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World
      Markets for Years 2010, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-39

      Table 13: World Current & Future Analysis for Active Optical
      Cables by Application - Digital Signage, Data Centers and
      Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
      in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-40

      Table 14: World Recent Past Review for Active Optical Cables
      by Application - Digital Signage, Data Centers and Other
      Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
      US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2012 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-41

      Table 15: World 11-Year Perspective for Active Optical Cables
      by Application - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
      Digital Signage, Data Centers and Other Markets for Years
      2010, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            II-42


 III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        Outlook                                                         III-1
        Quintessential Market Drivers                                   III-1
         Focus on Rural Broadband Networks                              III-1
         Greater Need for Mobility of Media                             III-1
         Personalization of Time                                        III-1
         Multimedia and Internet Drive Data Usage                       III-1
        Product Launches                                                III-2
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-3
        Select Players                                                  III-4
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-11
        Table 16: US Current & Future Analysis for Active Optical
        Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-11

        Table 17: US Recent Past Review for Active Optical Cables
        Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand
        for Years 2010 through 2012 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-12

  2. CANADA                                                             III-13
       Market Analysis                                                  III-13
        Table 18: Canadian Current & Future Analysis for Active
        Optical Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-13

        Table 19: Canadian Recent Past Review for Active Optical
        Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2010 through 2012 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-14

  3. JAPAN                                                              III-15
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-15
        Outlook                                                         III-15
        Product Launches                                                III-15
        Select Players                                                  III-16
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-17
        Table 20: Japanese Current & Future Analysis for Active
        Optical Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-17

        Table 21: Japanese Recent Past Review for Active Optical
        Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2010 through 2012 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-18

  4. EUROPE                                                             III-19
       Market Analysis                                                  III-19
        Table 22: European Current & Future Analysis for Active
        Optical Cables by Geographic Region/ Country - France,
        Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-20

        Table 23: European Recent Past Review for Active Optical
        Cables by Geographic Region/Country - France, Germany,
        Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2010 through 2012 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-21

        Table 24: European 11-Year Perspective for Active Optical
        Cables by Geographic Region/ Country - Percentage Breakdown
        of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
        Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2010, 2014 &
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-22

  4a. FRANCE                                                            III-23
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-23
        Outlook                                                         III-23
        FCI SA - A Key Player                                           III-23
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-24
        Table 25: French Current & Future Analysis for Active
        Optical Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-24

        Table 26: French Recent Past Review for Active Optical
        Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2010 through 2012 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-25

  4b. GERMANY                                                           III-26
       Market Analysis                                                  III-26
        Table 27: German Current & Future Analysis for Active
        Optical Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-26

        Table 28: German Recent Past Review for Active Optical
        Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2010 through 2012 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-27

  4c. ITALY                                                             III-28
       Market Analysis                                                  III-28
        Table 29: Italian Current & Future Analysis for Active
        Optical Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-28

        Table 30: Italian Recent Past Review for Active Optical
        Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2010 through 2012 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-29

  4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM                                                III-30
       Market Analysis                                                  III-30
        Table 31: UK Current & Future Analysis for Active Optical
        Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-30

        Table 32: UK Recent Past Review for Active Optical Cables
        Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand
        for Years 2010 through 2012 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-31

  4e. SPAIN                                                             III-32
       Market Analysis                                                  III-32
        Table 33: Spanish Current & Future Analysis for Active
        Optical Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-32

        Table 34: Spanish Recent Past Review for Active Optical
        Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2010 through 2012 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-33

  4f. RUSSIA                                                            III-34
       Market Analysis                                                  III-34
        Table 35: Russian Current & Future Analysis for Active
        Optical Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-34

        Table 36: Russian Recent Past Review for Active Optical
        Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2010 through 2012 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-35

  4g. REST OF EUROPE                                                    III-36
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-36
        Outlook                                                         III-36
        Product Launch                                                  III-36
        Key Player                                                      III-36
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-37
        Table 37: Rest of Europe Current & Future Analysis for
        Active Optical Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-37

        Table 38: Rest of Europe Recent Past Review for Active
        Optical Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-38

  5. ASIA-PACIFIC                                                       III-39
       Market Analysis                                                  III-39
        Table 39: Asia-Pacific Current & Future Analysis for Active
        Optical Cables by Geographic Region/Country - China and Rest
        of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-39

        Table 40: Asia-Pacific Recent Past Review for Active Optical
        Cables by Geographic Region/ Country - China and Rest of
        Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2012
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-40

        Table 41: Asia-Pacific 11-Year Perspective for Active
        Optical Cables by Geographic Region/ Country - Percentage
        Breakdown of Dollar Sales for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific
        Markets for Years 2010, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-41

  5a. CHINA                                                             III-42
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-42
        Outlook                                                         III-42
        Product Launch                                                  III-42
        Gigalight Shenzhen Technology Co. Ltd. - A Significant Player   III-42
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-43
        Table 42: Chinese Current & Future Analysis for Active
        Optical Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-43

        Table 43: Chinese Recent Past Review for Active Optical
        Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2010 through 2012 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-44

  5b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC                                              III-45
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-45
        Outlook                                                         III-45
        Indian Active Optical Cables Market on Expansion Mode           III-45
        Product Launch                                                  III-46
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-46
        Key Players                                                     III-46
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-48
        Table 44: Rest of Asia-Pacific Current & Future Analysis for
        Active Optical Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-48

        Table 45: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past Review for Active
        Optical Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-49

  6. REST OF WORLD                                                      III-50
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-50
        Outlook                                                         III-50
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-50
        Table 46: Rest of World Current & Future Analysis for Active
        Optical Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-50

        Table 47: Rest of World Recent Past Review for Active
        Optical Cables Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-51


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 56 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 64)

     The United States (28)
     Canada (1)
     Japan (5)
     Europe (7)
     - France (1)
     - Germany (1)
     - The United Kingdom (2)
     - Spain (1)
     - Rest of Europe (2)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (22)
     Middle East (1)
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